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Llewellyn A. Banks papers

Identifier: MSS 9547

Scope and Contents

Collection includes three optical discs that contain oral histories of Llewellyn A. Banks concerning his military service in the United States Army during World War II, specifically in operation Target Okinawa. Materials are dated 2006-2009.


  • Majority of material found within 2006-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Llewellyn Allen Banks (1919-2016) was born on March 11, 1919, to Llewellyn Orson and Hannah Albertha (Nielsen) Banks of Spanish Fork, Utah. He married Clea Davis in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 24, 1940. Llewellyn registered for the draft in October 1940, and then served in the United States Army from June 10, 1944, to January 21, 1946. Llewellyn fought in the invasion of Okinawa on April 11, 1945. He died on October 25, 2016, in Provo, Utah.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

The collection was created by Llewellyn A. Banks and donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2018 by Carol Ann Mercier.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Carol Ann Mercier; April 3, 2018.


Veterans History Collection Development Policy, 2016.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; 2022. Materials were digitized by Audiovisual Lab in 2022 for preservation and access.

Register of Llewellyn Banks papers
Jamie Wiser
2022 April 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States